(December 1987)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
07098933230012
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant); Sara Fowler (Editorial Assistant)
Color:
color (#1-23, later issues); color cover with black & white interior (#24 - ?)
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Neuman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Williams
Inks:
Richard Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Axewell Folly

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Letters and Tomatoes Department (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Department / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés [as A] (signed); ?
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés [as A] (signed); ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Phil Zaglool, Chris Wheatley, John Hoering, Neill, Jon Upton, Susan Woodruff, Ben Clark, Neil "Bud" Koch, Karen Strickland, John DeFrance, Jim Turko

Beverly Hills Slop, Too! (Table of Contents)

Murphy's Bore Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Axewell Folly; Taggem; Rosewater

Drama On Page 9 (Table of Contents)

Weight and See Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Mad Decibel (dB) Scale (Table of Contents)

Putting the Volume Down Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Perfect Body (Table of Contents)

Appendage For Your Thoughts Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Don Edwing (signed)
Inks:
Don Edwing (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Home Version of Jeopardy! (Table of Contents)

Flop, Flop, Quiz, Quiz Department / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Prete
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Low-Tech Inventions For Everyday Needs (Table of Contents)

All Jaffee Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Your Pet Knows... (Table of Contents)

Creatures From A Hack Buffoon Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Mad Merchandise Mart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Ballad Of Dr. Ruth (Table of Contents)

Frank On A Roll Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Frank Jacobs (signed)
Inks:
Frank Jacobs (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Lighter Side Of... (Table of Contents)

Berg's-Eye View Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Ollie North Coloring Book (Table of Contents)

Better Shread Than Red Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker; Paul Laikin
Pencils:
Mort Drucker; Paul Laikin
Inks:
Mort Drucker; Paul Laikin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from The Ollie North Coloring Book (Paul Burke Publishing, 1987 series)

A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes At A Comic Book Convention (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragonés Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Mad's Guide To Talk Show Hosts (Table of Contents)

Chat's All, Folks Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola
Pencils:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Inks:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke and Dagger Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

It's Really Scary To Think... (Table of Contents)

We THough the Good Fright Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Drama On Page 42 (Table of Contents)

Alley Oops! Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Head of the Crass (Table of Contents)

Teacher's Pest Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Chatty Bore

The Mad Movie Critic's Pledge (Table of Contents)

Review To A Kill Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christopher C. Manson
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

What Predatory Creature Most Threatens the Survival of Endangered Species? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Big Books For Small Minds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

back cover

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Department / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in various places around the magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. Beverly Hills Slop, Too!
    Murphy's Bore Department
  5. 4. Drama On Page 9
    Weight and See Department
  6. 5. The Mad Decibel (dB) Scale
    Putting the Volume Down Department
  7. 6. The Perfect Body
    Appendage For Your Thoughts Department
  8. 7. Mad's Home Version of Jeopardy!
    Flop, Flop, Quiz, Quiz Department
  9. 8. Low-Tech Inventions For Everyday Needs
    All Jaffee Department
  10. 9. Your Pet Knows...
    Creatures From A Hack Buffoon Department
  11. 10. The Mad Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. The Ballad Of Dr. Ruth
    Frank On A Roll Department
  13. 12. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  14. 13. Ollie North Coloring Book
    Better Shread Than Red Department
  15. 14. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes At A Comic Book Convention
    Sergio Aragonés Department
  16. 15. Mad's Guide To Talk Show Hosts
    Chat's All, Folks Department
  17. 16. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  18. 17. It's Really Scary To Think...
    We THough the Good Fright Department
  19. 18. Drama On Page 42
    Alley Oops! Department
  20. 19. Head of the Crass
    Teacher's Pest Department
  21. 20. The Mad Movie Critic's Pledge
    Review To A Kill Department
  22. 21. What Predatory Creature Most Threatens the Survival of Endangered Species?
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. Big Books For Small Minds
  24. 23. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Department
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne